FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 18, 2023
Lyon County Office of Emergency Management
Phone: (775) 344-8325
Lyon County Reduces Emergency Operations Center to “Monitor and Ready” Status – Resumes Normal Business Operations
Yerington, Nevada –Lyon County will reduce Emergency Operations Center to “monitor and ready” status and resume normal business operations beginning Wednesday, January 18, 2023. The National Weather Service forecasts a cold weather system this week followed by milder weather patterns through the end of January. Lyon County officials will continue to monitor weather forecasts and are prepared for potential flooding in the future, if the need arises.
Citizens are also encouraged to stay prepared for potential flooding, including keeping sandbags in place, through Spring thaw.
The Lyon County emergency operations center phone number (775) 461-3757 will remain active until Friday, January 20, 2023 close of business (5:00pm).
For flooding and weather-related concerns and assistance, residents are encouraged to save the following numbers:
In an emergency, please call 911.
LCSO Communications Division (Dispatch)
Downed Trees/Flooding on Lyon County Roads or Right-of-ways
Lyon County Roads Department
5-1-1 or www.NVRoads.com
Trash Not Picked Up
County Water and Sewer Concerns
Lyon County Utilities
Emergency: (775) 720-7353
Human Services/Basic Needs
Lyon County Human Services
For additional information, visit our website https://www.lyon-county.org/ and follow our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LyonCountyNV.
In addition, Lyon County is continuing to support residents in Smith Valley with services as Highway 208 remains closed. For current road conditions, visit https://www.nvroads.com/.